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Atmospheric and historic sight - a lot of imagination required

The old cemetery of Bel Air is definitely a must see in Victoria - in fact it's one of the few true... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
Stefan M
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Perth, Australia
via mobile
Quite interesting but neglected

It is an interesting site but the graves are difficult to read. It is neglected and clearly people... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Jon R
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The island's first official burial ground.
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21 Sep 2017
“Quite interesting but neglected”
19 Nov 2017
“Atmospheric and historic sight - a lot of imagination required”
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Mahe Island, Seychelles
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

The old cemetery of Bel Air is definitely a must see in Victoria - in fact it's one of the few true historical monuments of the city. However, despite it's historical importance its quite shabby and not in great shape. It looks like that locals...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

It is an interesting site but the graves are difficult to read. It is neglected and clearly people use the area for drinking etc and there are used condoms on the ground.

Thank Jon R
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

A polished brass plaque at the entrance gate hints that this old cemetery of early French settlers has visiting pedigree - a burial ground of a pirate and a giant: there is enough for imaginative families to explore. It is a romantic and gothic resting...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2016

It is old cemetary what has seen also better days. Nowadays few stones and a map tells their stories. Not worth going.

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Reviewed 2 September 2013

...was there a decision taken by local administration never to restore or maintain this attraction or was it to let dead people lie...come on give these people buried here some respect...you are not missing a thing if you dont visit this place...but well like me...More

Thank Manoj A M
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Reviewed 18 June 2012

Visited the cemetery after reading previous review and wondering about the giant. Very interesting looking at old graves in this strange setting just inside the capital Victoria. Mosquitoes abound so wear protection. Pete & Eileen

Thank tesekkur
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Reviewed 1 April 2012

The cemetery is in ruins, needs to be taken care off. There is no information available to help visitors. There is a giant buried there, but the lack of information makes it nearly impossible to know where he was buried. It holds a lot of...More

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